Merchandising Tips

Learn How to Make the Most of Organics

Thursday is the big day, and the food will certainly be flowing. Most of us working in the organic and natural foods industry will see one of our best weeks of sales from this week. We are clearly reminded of the bounty of food that exists in our...
Servicing your customers is ALWAYS the most important thing you will do on any given day. Without customers we have no business. No customer should ever walk into your produce area and find an empty department where there is no sales staff on the...
As we move further into the Autumn months, most produce departments around the country breathe a sigh of relief. The maintenance of the summer soft fruits, melons and ready-to-eat tomatoes are no longer overwhelming the labor budget as such items as...
The weeks leading into Thanksgiving are about as crazy as it gets in the world of retailing food. The week leading into the big stretch should see a pretty significant uptick in both traffic and sales at your store. To assist you with the upcoming...
We tend to think that most shoppers know exactly what they want for their Thanksgiving feast, and that simply having the available product is what's most critical. While having the available product is certainly important, don't...
Thanksgiving may just be the biggest retail food event of the year. In this article the focus will be to take a look at some of the larger picture, conceptual strategies that are necessary to create a successful holiday retailing run!  
If you’re overseeing and managing a produce department, you understand that your product is deteriorating every moment that it is on the rack. Time is a friend to fresh food, and your job is to take live food that has been separated from its...